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Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Rock & USMC Birthday

the rock academy held their annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony today.  it was a blessing to see the rock academy students participate in the ceremony honoring the men and women of our armed forces.

i had the chance to sit down and talk with 2 brothers who served in wwII, both in their 80’s.  what a blessing that was.  i have some pics and will share some soon.  the pic here is 1 terry took.

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today, nov 10 is also the birthday of the USMC.  Happy Birthday to pete, terry and all marines past and present.  Semper Fi!

pete posted this video, worth passing it on to all yall.

The Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James T. Conway delivers the 234th Marine Corps Birthday message. ” Carrying On A Legacy Of Valor ”
It honors all Marines past and present. A special tribute to today’s Heroes, Cpl Jonathan T. Yale, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines and LCpl Jordan C. Haerter, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines. These fine Marines were KIA 22 April, 2008. Their heroic actions that day, saved the lives of over 50 Iraqis and Marines. They were both posthumously presented the Navy Cross for Extraordinary Heroism on February 20th, 2009. The Navy Cross is our nations second highest award for valor in combat. Jonathan was 21 years old, Jordan was 19 years old.

to see pics from this year’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Rock, please go HERE

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